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Charities List(10 Posts)
I hope im not wasting my time and this isnt somewhere else on here but i cant find anything similar! I have a list i was given a while ago so some may be no good anymore or the contact details may have changed but i thought if i typed this long list i have on here someone may find a charity that can help them with something which they didnt know about as there is quite a few!
3 Gunthorpe Street
Communication aids, computers and assistive technology for people with disabilities. Afvice, assessment and installation.
BDF newlife child and family grants
hemlock business park
Grants for children under 18years old significantly affected by an inborn condition/birth defect and living permanently in the uk. GRants for equipment or other support where funding is not available or a delay might cause worsening of the child's condition. Forms can be downloaded from the website. You need to enclose a letter from your doctor or therapist etc.
Birchington convalescent benefit fund
Dean Wace House
16 Rosslyn Road
GRants for holidays only, forms should be sent in by the end of january each year. For children aged under 18 years with chronic illness or recovering from surgery. Send for application form which needs to be completed by a doctor, hospital staff or social worker.
the caudwell charity
shelton old road
stoke on trent
Grants for children and young people under 18 with an illness, disability or special needs. Phone for application form or download from the website
child brain injury trust
The Great Barn
Baynards Green Farm
Hands up fund gives small grants (£100) for children with aquired brain injury or their brothers and sisters to allow them to participate more in society eg. Trips out, funding for a new hobby etc
children today charitable trust
Provide special equipment for children and young people with disabilities. Phone to discuss application.
Children's welfare fund - Local charity to nottinghamshire
0115 981 1830
Small GRants (about £50-100). Phoen for application form which should be completed by a professional
0208 752 2800
Small grants (£200 a year normally) for people aged 21 or under being treated for cancer, leukaemia or lymphoma or recieving palliative care for these diseases. Not means tested. Application forms to be completed by a health professional or a clicsargent social worker. Also offer holidays at their caravans and at their malcolm sargent house, scotland.
Cystic fibrosis holiday fund
6 Camden High street
020 7874 7208
Enable young people with cystic fibrosis to have a holiday or special days out.
unit 4 alpha court
monks cross drive
0845 130 4542
textphone 01904 658085
funded by the government provide variety of things from holidays, equipment etc etc etc Income less than £23000. Application forms can be downloaded from website
family welfare association
The grants officer
501-505 kingsland road
02072546251 friom 2-4pm tuesdays, weds and thurs
Distributes funds from over 70 trusts and is able to help out with welfare needs such as clothing, beds, and cookers, school trips etc, though it is unable to heklp with anything already provided by the statutory authorities or with debt and arrers other than utility bills. Applications must be made by a social worker, advice worker or other professional on your behalf.
fifty fund - local to nottinghamshire only
Mr Moore at Nelsons
8 Stanford street
01159586262 (mon, thur, fri)
Individuals and families in need and organisations within nottinghamshire and surrounding area. Families can write direct.
fund for disabled people - local to nottinghamshire only
0115 977 3016
Grants for nottinghamshire county residents only not city with disabilities for eg. specialist play equipment, hoplidays, domestic equipment £50-750. NO grants for ramps or house adaptions
15 Priory Street
Funding for music therapy, contact them for an application form or download from website
jonathan young memorial trust - local to east midlands only
10 HUntingdon Drive
0115 947 0493
funding for computer equipment for people with disabilities living int the east midlands. NO forms apply by letter with supporting letter from a professional if possible
kids out funds for fun
14 church street
funding for toys and specialist play equipment and financial help for days out and holidays in the uk. Application forms. kidsout may only fund part of the cost. this charity helps childtren under 18 with special needs young carers and disadvantages young people such as those leaving care or living in refuges.
league of the helping hand
PO box 2548
Helps people with long term illness or disability. Small grants (£50-250) for essential household items, help with heating bills, travel costs for hospital visiting, grants for breajks for carers. Families cannot contact direct, your doctor, social worker, family support worker etc can download a form which they must fill in.
lions clubs international
There are a number acorss the country you should write to national office in first instance who will send letter to local club.
257 Alcester Road south
manor house trust - local to nottinghamshire only
Mr W F Whysall
Berryman Park House
01159454641 - weds only
letter must be written by a doctor, social worker or other professional
new appeals organisation - local to nottinghamshire only
4 rise court
grants for people in the city and county of nottinghamshire. will consider most needs except debts and arreras, building costs and education costs.
newman holiday trust
provides free holidays for children aged 5-16 with special needs at various uk locations. Usually referred by schools or social workers but will accept applications from any source. About 120 children are offered a holiday each year, holidays staffed by volunteers and have 24hr nursing supervision.
nottinham general dispensary - local to nottinghamshire only
Mrs Colleen Douglas
801 mount street
NO forms, letter from the family with as much information as possible, must eb supported by medical professional (person must have a medical need, although grant can be given for non medical item eg washing machine). covers all of nottinghamshire
NOttingham Gordon memorial truat
same address and phone number as above, needs applicatin form, covers nottingham and surrounding area but not mansfield etc
Pearsons holiday fund
po box 3017
small grants (up to £75) for holidays/activities in the uk for children ages 4-16 inclusive with physical or learning disabilities, young carers, asylum seekers, homeless children etc. Families must be on benefit level income. SOcial worker, health visitor, teacher etc must apply enclosing a sae on behalf of family, guidance notes available on website
st lukes house
270 sandycombe road
Grants for children up to age 18 with terminal/life limiting illnesses. Family should eb on a low income. phone for application form or download from website. family can apply themselves but a sponser (eg doctor) must endorse the application. react also offer family holidays at one of their holiday homes around the country.
roald dahl foundation
small grants manager
81a high street
small grants up to £500 for children aand young people up to age 25 with sertain medical conditions such as epilepsy, blood disorders (except leukaemia) eg sickle cell, neurodegenerative conditions and aquired brain injury. application forms from the foundation ro download from the website
families must be in receipt of certain benefits or have an income just above the benefits levels. SOcial services or a healthcare worker must fill in the application form. Grants are not usually made for holidays or to help with debt except utility bills
There are a number of rotary clubs, contact 08712182005 for local contact
salvation army - this is details for local but they are nationwide
salvation army grants
grants for families on low incomes profesionals must apply in wrioting on the families behalf, applications considered every week so grant can be provided quickly if approved
Then there is a list of organisations that do special treats in certain cases....
dreams come true
wish granting for children/young people 2-21yrs with serious or terminal illness.
happy days childrens charity
90-100 collingdon street
Provide holidays days out and tyheatre trips for children ages 3-17 with disabilities, life limiting conditions, have been abused, or witnessed domestic violence, been bereaved or are young carers
make a wish foundation uk
329-331 london road
for children aged 3-17 living with life threatening illnesses who have not already had a wish granted by a similar organisation. Application forms and medical information release forms can be downloaded from website
the National holiday fund for sick and disabled children
po box 44
organises holidays to florida for chikldren 8-18yrs with a serious illnes or disability. No grants for individuals for their own holidays
starlight childrens foundation
po box 4267
referrals cannot be accepted by phone but if you have any questions you can ring 02072622881 and ask for childrens services
Children ages 4-18 yrs inclusive with potentially life shortening or life threatening illnesses. family or professional can complete referral form which can be downloaded on website.
when you wish upon a star - local to nottinghamshire
provide dreams come true for seriously ill children aged 2-16
18 salisbury square
funding for a special day for a young adult 16+ with a terminal or progressive life threatening condition. forms can be downloaded from their website
NOw i have typed all these off a bookelt i was given and its taken me ages so apologies for any spelling mistakes etc if there is any mistakes that you want me to check ie phone numbers etc let me know but otherwise i have no other information on them than what i have typed!!! hope they are of use to someone at some point and hope maybe if anyone else has any they can add them on?!
dont know why sonme of the web addresses have got numbers next to them?!?! ignore them anyway!
thanks I hope you don't mind I have copied it and added it as a file on TTR, with your name
lol yeah took ages!!! just hoping someone can use it!! might be someone on there who can help riven (have i remembered right person) with car adaptions?!
lol thats fine no worries 2shoes, i was just about to link to it so thats better!
jusat notices on ttr 2shoes the web addresses have gone all wrong!! i dunno why im not very technical!
oh no the web addresses gone wrong on here too, ive not got time now but ill do them all, just web addresses later on list on this post! wonder why they did that. they were right before!
somehow web addresses have got all wrong, i dunno why but here they are again,
kidsout 'funds for fun' - www.kidsout.org.uk
League of the helping hand - www.lhh.org.uk
Newman Holiday TRust - www.newmantrust.org
Pearsons holiday fund - www.pearsonsholidayfund.org
React - www.reactcharity.org
Roald Dahl Foundation - www.roalddahlfoundation.org
Rotary INternational - www.rotary-ribi.org
Dreams come true - www.dctc.org.uk
Happy Days childrens charity - www.happydayscharity.org
make a wish foundation - www.make-a-wish.org
The national holiday fund for sick and disabled children - www.nhfcharity.co.uk
Starlight childrens foundation - www.starlight.org.uk
whe yiou wish upon a star - www.whenyouwishuponastar.org.uk
willow foundation - www.willowfoundation.org.uk
So thats the web addresses for details of charities above - if it works this time and doesnt jumble them up and put same for loads of them!! not put them as click on ones this time maybe that will make a difference!!
lol it seems to have worked this time but clearly im still needing spelling lessons!!
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